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Cotton Creek School (leave a review)
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+1 (847) 526-4700

545 Newport Ct

Island Lake, Illinois


About Cotton Creek School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Cotton Creek School is one of 6 schools in the Wauconda CUSD 118 district of Illinois.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 678 students - compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Cotton Creek School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Cotton Creek School, the average teaching salary of $64,299 is higher than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Cotton Creek School 678$3,29417$64,2990.49
Matthews Middle School (1.38 miles) 486$3,10815$67,1790.46
Robert Crown School (2.59 miles) 938$2,94118$57,8150.49
Prairie Grove Elem School (3.06 miles) 469$12,67312$55,2020.23
Prairie Grove Junior High School (3.12 miles) 288$14,22211$54,6850.23
Wauconda Cusd 118 Alop (3.16 miles) 0

Cotton Creek School

Number of pupils678
Funding per pupil$3,294
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$64,299
Diversity index0.49

Matthews Middle School (1.38 miles)

Number of pupils486
Funding per pupil$3,108
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$67,179
Diversity index0.46

Robert Crown School (2.59 miles)

Number of pupils938
Funding per pupil$2,941
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$57,815
Diversity index0.49

Prairie Grove Elem School (3.06 miles)

Number of pupils469
Funding per pupil$12,673
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$55,202
Diversity index0.23

Prairie Grove Junior High School (3.12 miles)

Number of pupils288
Funding per pupil$14,222
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$54,685
Diversity index0.23

Wauconda Cusd 118 Alop (3.16 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
719thlargest school
886thhighest number of FTE teachers
3240thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1495thhighest average teaching salary
2890thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1738thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1356thhighest diversity index
3206thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade: 4 hours

2nd Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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